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ExxonMobil begins early production at Papua New Guinea LNG project

Apr 28, 2014

ExxonMobil Corp. affiliate ExxonMobil PNG Ltd. reported the early start of LNG production from the $19 billion Papua New Guinea LNG project’s first train. The project, which is expected to produce more than 9 tcf of gas over an estimated 30 years of operations, remains on target to send out its first LNG cargo to Asia before midyear, ExxonMobil said.

Williams to supply Sabine Pass LNG via Gulf Trace

Apr 25, 2014

Williams Partners LP and its wholly owned subsidiary Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) plan to build Gulf Trace, a 1.2-million dekatherm/day (1.16 bcfd) expansion of the Transco pipeline system to serve Cheniere Energy Partners LP’s Sabine Pass Liquefaction project being developed in Cameron Parish, La. Sabine Pass Liquefaction LC will be Gulf Trace’s anchor shipper.

GDF Suez-led Bonaparte FLNG project misses another deadline

Apr 24, 2014

The GDF Suez-operated Bonaparte floating LNG (FLNG) project has missed another of its deadlines set earlier in the development planning.

DOE: ConocoPhillips can resume LNG sales to non-FTA countries

Apr 21, 2014

The US Department of Energy approved a ConocoPhillips Co. subsidiary's request to resume exports of LNG to countries not having a free-trade agreement with the US from the company's Kenai facility in Alaska in an Apr. 14 order.

GlobalData: US needs to 'fast-track' LNG exports to compete in global market

Apr 21, 2014

The US's lack of approved export terminals has prevented energy companies from competing in the growing global LNG market, despite the fact that the country is now the world's largest natural gas producer, said an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.

Alaska passes bill to advance state’s LNG project

Apr 21, 2014

Alaska’s state legislature has passed Senate Bill 138, which would advance a large-diameter, 800-mile natural gas pipeline project to transport production from the Alaska North Slope (ANS) to a 15-18 million tonne/year LNG plant on the state’s south-central coast.

Regulatory uncertainty hampers LNG export projects

Apr 16, 2014

By now it is likely a familiar story that, since the mid-2000s, intense drilling activity in unconventional formations, like shale, has led to a glut in natural gas supplies across North America and a collapse in regional gas prices.

DOE lets ConocoPhillips Alaska resume LNG sales to non-FTA countries

Apr 15, 2014

The US Department of Energy approved a ConocoPhillips Co. subsidiary’s request to resume exports of LNG to countries not having a free-trade agreement with the US from the company’s Kenai facility in Alaska in an Apr. 14 order. ConocoPhillips’s authorization for such LNG exports from the site expired on Mar. 31, it noted.

LNG Ltd. lets Magnolia LNG technical services agreement

Apr 15, 2014

Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.’s wholly owned subsidiary Magnolia LNG LCC (MLNG) let a technical services agreement to SK E&C USA Inc. (SKEC), a wholly owned subsidiary of SK Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd., of South Korea covering ongoing engineering, procurement, and construction activities for MLNG's planned 8-million tonne/year liquefaction plant in Lake Charles, La.

EIA: LNG shows potential as a railroad fuel

Apr 14, 2014

Continued growth in US natural gas production and substantially lower gas prices compared with crude oil prices lead to strong potential for fueling freight locomotives with LNG, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s Annual Energy Outlook 2014 (AEO2014).

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Apr 14, 2014

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Clean Energy delivers Hawaii’s first LNG shipment

Apr 10, 2014

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has supplied Hawaii Gas with 7,100 gal of LNG—the first shipment of the fuel in Hawaii state history.

Agreements advance plans for FSRU off Puerto Rico

Apr 9, 2014

Excelerate Energy, Houston, and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) have executed agreements for the procurement, construction, and operation of the Aguirre Offshore GasPort LNG terminal off the southern coast of the country, the company reported.

GlobalData: US needs to ‘fast-track’ LNG exports to compete in global market

Apr 9, 2014

The US’s lack of approved export terminals has prevented energy companies from competing in the growing global LNG market, despite the fact that the country is now the world’s largest natural gas producer, said an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.

US House subcommittee passes bill to facilitate LNG exports

Apr 9, 2014

A US House Energy and Commerce Committee subcommittee voted to forward a bill aimed at facilitating approvals of US LNG exports to the full committee. The Energy and Power Subcommittee’s action by 15 to 11 votes was along party lines, with Republicans favoring the move and Democrats opposing it.

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